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Old 09-15-2014, 02:58 PM   #1
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Very unique CLARION 23'

To bad its front wheel drive, would be very cool with a 4x4 conversion.
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Old 09-15-2014, 03:27 PM   #2
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Old 09-15-2014, 06:07 PM   #3
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Re: Very unique CLARION 23'

So that's a different way to do it: take a 4x4 Ford and make it into a 4x2 FWD Ford!

Cool van, though.
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Old 09-15-2014, 06:54 PM   #4
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Re: Very unique CLARION 23'

Classy rig, but I doubt it's "front wheel drive"
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Old 09-15-2014, 07:20 PM   #5
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Re: Very unique CLARION 23'

Its says front wheel drive and if they did use a tcase to do it then all you would need is a lift and put a rear axel under it. oh and hook up the linkage to the tcase. But with the way its sits it might have the front drive from a car.
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Old 09-15-2014, 08:52 PM   #6
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Re: Very unique CLARION 23'

Says that they built it on an F-series chassis, removing the RWD and reworking the front axle to make it FWD.

"Coachmen developed this motor home using a 4 x 4 Ford F-250 truck for the foundation. The chassis conversion removed the rear drive components to allow a sleek low profile look which also adds to great handling. [...] The 4 wheel drive transaxle was converted to FWD only by Allison transmission"
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Old 09-15-2014, 09:08 PM   #7
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Re: Very unique CLARION 23'

Really? It's so low. They really packed it in.
I stand corrected, sirs.
And just did a little reading. FWD lowers the floor in the back.
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Really? It's so low. They really packed it in.
I stand corrected, sirs.
And just did a little reading. FWD lowers the floor in the back.
Weird. Never heard of such.
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Old 09-16-2014, 06:40 AM   #9
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Re: Very unique CLARION 23'

I just found this. It's hilarious. It's pretty informative about how they built these, but my computer's sound isn't working so I watched it with no sound. In the beginning I was, and still am actually, wondering what in the hell is going on. It's pretty funny with the sound off. Enjoy.

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Old 09-16-2014, 07:41 AM   #10
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awww gawd, funny with the sound on, too!
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